Emergency Services


Emergencies in the Mayerthorpe area should be reported through 911 services.


Ambulance Services

Ambulance service staffed by fully-qualified emergency medical technicians and paramedics which provide 24 hour advanced life support services to the Town of Mayerthorpe and surrounding area.  There are three ambulance units serving Mayerthorpe and area.

Fire Protection

Mayerthorpe is served by a 21-member plus 2 cadets paid on-call fire department. The department has two fire engines, one water tanker, one rescue unit, the Jaws of Life, and various emergency equipment. Mayerthorpe Fire Department holds their practice/meeting at the Fire Training Facility – 4814-42 Ave. at 7:00 p.m. 

Contact Fire Chief, Randy Schroeder for more information (780) 786-1962. New members are always welcome.

Mayerthorpe Emergency Services Society

The Mayerthorpe Emergency Services Society (M.E.S.S) operates to raise funds and enhancement for Emergency Services and community initiatives in the Mayerthorpe area. Funds raised are then utilized to provide necessary equipment and fixtures to local Emergency Services that would otherwise be unavailable.

All funds raised by M.E.S.S are divided 75% towards the direct benefit of Emergency Services and 25% to community initiatives.

Mayerthorpe Emergency Services Grant Application

Law Enforcement and Police Services

Mayerthorpe is served by a 9-member local detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

Municipal Enforcement Services

The Town of Mayerthorpe has a part-time Community Peace Officer who enforces local bylaws and some provincial laws. To contact the Community Peace Officer, please call the Town Office at (780) 786-2416. If you wish to file a complaint please contact the Community Peace Officer at 1-844-786-4650.

Emergency Planning


Being Prepared. It's the Best Way to Respond in an Emergency

–Checklists, special items considerations, supplies list

–Plan template, tips, considerations

–Checklists, plans, evacuation tips

–What to do before, during and after

–What to do before, during and after

–Where to seek shelter, how to stay safe

Town of Mayerthorpe Emergency Plan March 2018

Town of Mayerthorpe Emergency Plan Updated January 12, 2022

Emergency Preparedness Resources

Emergency Management Resources

Pandemic Planning Resources